Adjective "receptiveness" definition and examples

(Receptiveness may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/rɪˈsɛptɪvnəs/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'There's been a huge receptiveness to this event, which is what makes it that much more likable from our perspective.'
  2. 'Researchers found that a midday siesta is all you need to return your brain to its early morning, wide-awake state of receptiveness.'

More definitions

1. having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting.

2. able or quick to receive knowledge, ideas, etc.: a receptive mind.

3. willing or inclined to receive suggestions, offers, etc., with favor: a receptive listener.

4. of or relating to reception or receptors: a receptive end organ.

5. (in language learning) of or relating to the language skills of listening and reading (opposed to productive).

More examples(as adjective)

"lesses can be receptiveness."

Origin

(receptive)